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Day Trip from Providence to Boston by Rail
"Take the kids for a one-day experience of one of the USA's oldest cities Boston. Founded in 1630 over 100 years before the Declaration of Independence Boston was the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary War and three of the Declaration signers are buried there -- Samuel Adams John Hancock and Robert Treat Paine.After a relaxing railroad trip from Providence enjoy a tour around the city
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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New York to Boston Day Trip by Rail
"Take the kids for a one-day experience of one of the USA's oldest cities Boston. Founded in 1630 over 100 years before the Declaration of Independence Boston was the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary War and three of the Declaration signers are buried there -- Samuel Adams John Hancock and Robert Treat Paine. After a relaxing railroad trip from New York enjoy a tour around the city
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Kelleher Rose Garden

The Rose Garden in the Fens is a beautiful retreat on a warm, sunny day. The garden was designed by Arthur Shurcliff, and opened in 1930. It contains over 200 varieties of roses, arranged in a circle,...
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vivalasteph
Apr 04, 2011

Arnold Arboretum

One of my favorite places in Boston is the Arnold Arboretum. The Arboretum is well known and well used by locals but not so much among the tourist crowd. When I lived in Roslindale I took morning and...
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diver-x
Dec 01, 2008

Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain

This is a special park in the Jamaica Plain area of Boston that is used for educational purposes by Harvard. It's real big, you could really spend the whold day hiking, relaxing, etc. The grounds are...
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Aimdogg
Feb 25, 2005

Walking Highway 2 from Boston Commons.

Start at the Boston Commons and walk towards the start of Highway 2. Then walk all the way along highway 2 allow the center lane which is a looooong park with benches and statues and which takes you...
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Jul 09, 2004

The Victory Gardens

The Fenway Victory Gardens were established in 1942, after President Roosevelt asked cities to provide land for its residents to grow their own vegetables. This is not only the oldest garden, but in...
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vivalasteph
May 08, 2004

The Fens

Dividing the areas between Back Bay and Brookline is the Fens, part of Boston's Emerald Necklace, originally designed by Frederick Law Olmstead to enhance the green space within the city. The Fens...
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vivalasteph
Nov 17, 2003

Frog Pond

I guess I'll say this is "off the beaten path" only as it's not seen by most typical tourists. The Frog Pond is a round shallow basin used for recreational swimming purposes during the summer but,...
zChris
May 27, 2003

ARNOLD ARBORETUM

This arboretum has more than 14,000 different kinds of flora & fauna. You can see bonsai, lilacs, roses, tulips, maple trees, bamboo trees, cork trees, etc. It`s an amazing & serene place....
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heywinks
Nov 02, 2002

The Swan Boats--I don't think...

The Swan Boats--I don't think these are as famous as they were when I was a child. But they used to be free, now there is a small charge to ride these boats that look like swans. It is fun for all...
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Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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King's Chapel

The King's Chapel is one of the many protestant Unitarian Denominational Churches in New England and is part of the Freedom Trail, you can check this area and Chapel too as it lies just in Tremont...
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City Hall

The New Boston City hall is just a stone's throw away from the old City Hall Building that was built in 1968 and on the famous brutalist style which was popular during those times (brutalist design...
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Granary Burying Ground

I enjoy visiting cemeteries. I think they are beautiful and hold spiritual tranquility. I look at the crypts and headstones and wonder if the deceased have families that live on. I enjoy the beauty of...
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Black Heritage Trail

This is a shorter trail than the freedom trail and takes you mainly around the Beacon Hill area which is lovely in itself. There are beautiful mansion houses and millionaire's squares. Excellent and...
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Old State House

What a great idea! To use a landmark as also a metro station is genius! The Old State House is one of the oldest public buildings in the United States, built in 1712-1713. It's one of the landmarks...
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Old South Meeting House

A den of traitors. Or at least that's how the British would have seen it. This was the dry tinder box for the American Revolution. The locals would meet here for heated debates about the future of the...
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